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Thesis/Creative Project Deadlines

Work out a plan of action with your committee and stay on schedule to meet all the deadlines. Before scheduling your defense, obtain approval from your director and committee. Deadlines are subject to change based on the ASU academic calendar. For questions about deadlines, contact your Barrett advisor.

Fall 2019        
Prospectus: November 2, 2018
Final Prospectus: February 15, 2019 
Online Defense Reporting Form: October 11, 2019
Recommended Defense Completed*: October 25, 2019
Final Submission (signed signature title page, abstract, and digital submission): November 15, 2019

Spring 2020
Prospectus: April 5, 2019                
Final Prospectus: September 13, 2019 
Online Defense Reporting Form: March 6, 2020
Recommended Defense Completed*: April 3, 2020
Final Submission (signed signature title page, abstract, and digital submission): April 17, 2020

Fall 2020     
Prospectus: November 1, 2019
Final Prospectus: February 14, 2020 
Online Defense Reporting Form: October 9, 2020
Recommended Defense Completed*: October 23, 2020
Final Submission (signed signature title page, abstract, and digital submission): November 13, 2020

* Barrett recommends that you defend by this date. The defense date is subject to your Director’s approval. Please note that if you defend after this date, you will have less time to make any revisions by the final due date.